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Long-lost pubs: Here are photos of 20 forgotten Worcester boozers that no longer serve

THE city has many popular drinking establishments that have been operating for years – but do you remember any of those old pubs?

Dozens of pubs in Worcester have closed, demolished or turned into homes, apartments, takeaways and supermarkets.

Here are 20 pubs from around Worcester that may be, albeit vaguely, familiar.

The Deers Leap closed in 2010 and was eventually demolished and replaced by Barbourne Medical Center.

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The Duke of Wellington, once described as “the sleaziest pub” in Worcester, closed around 1970. It was located near the current location of the Elgar School of Music and Huntingdon Hall.

Worcester News: The ewe and lamb in the buttsThe ewe and the lamb in the butts

The Ewe and Lamb closed in the early 1970s and was demolished.

Worcester News: The Golden Hart in Sansome StreetThe Golden Deer in Sansome Street

The old Sansome Street pub building still stands and has been used as offices for at least the past two decades.

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Worcester News: The Market Vaults in The ShamblesThe Market Vaults in The Shambles

Worcester News: The Red Lion at SidburyThe Red Lion at Sidbury

Worcester News: The salmon jump in Severn StreetThe salmon leap in Severn Street

The Salmon’s Leap closed in 2007 and was demolished. A pub had existed on the site since 1900 and was previously known as The Fountain.

Worcester News: Star Inn in BransfordStar Inns in Bransford

The Star Inn pub dates back to at least the late 1800s, and may even be older, and has been a Cantonese restaurant since the late 90s.

Worcester News: Angel Inn in St. John'sAngel Inn in St. John’s

Worcester News: The Barley Mow in SidburyThe Barley Mow in Sidbury

The Barley Mow closed in 2006 and now offers takeout.

Worcester News: The Droitwich Road BellThe Droitwich Road Bell

Worcester News: The Drakes Drum the Tudor WayThe Tudor-style Drakes Drum

The Drakes Drum was demolished in 2012 and replaced with apartments.

Worcester News: The Globe Inn in Friar StreetThe Globe Inn in Friar Street

Worcester News: The Lakes of Ambleside DriveThe Lakes of Ambleside Drive

The Lakes, which was built in the 1960s, closed in 2014 and was turned into a Co-op supermarket.

Worcester News: The Plow in Silver StreetThe Plow in Silver Street

The plow was demolished in the 1970s to make way for the new City Walls Road.

Worcester News: Toby's Tavern in Sansome StreetToby’s Tavern in Sansome Street

Toby’s Tavern has since been replaced by Icybao Glacier.

Worcester News: Unicorn Inn in Broad StreetUnicorn Inn in Broad Street

The former Unicorn Inn on Broad Street is now the entrance to the city’s Crowngate Shopping Centre.

Worcester News: Vauxhall Inn in Astwood RoadVauxhall Inn at Astwood Road

The Vauxhall Inn closed around 2010 and now houses the Curry House Balti Mahal.

Worcester News: Washington Inn at Washington StreetWashington Inn at Washington Street